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Calanthe striata

Calanthe striata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Calanthe
Species: Cal. striata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Calanthe striata
R.Br. ex Lindl. 1833


Calanthe striata is a species of orchid from the genus Calanthe.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with many 6.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of citrus.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Japan

CultureEdit

Plants grows in cool to intermediate temperatures with shade. When potting Calanthe plants, the pseudobulbs must be half buried into the potting media. Plants can be potted in 40% soil, 40% dry bark and 20% perlite or another humus rich soil mixture. Plants should be watered regularly.

NamingEdit

Common Names: Hennis's Calanthe

SynonymsEdit

  1. Calanthe discolor var. sieboldii (Decne. ex Regel) Maxim. 1872
  2. Calanthe sieboldii Decne. ex Regel 1868
  3. Calanthe sieboldii var kawakamii Decne. ex Regel 1868
  4. Calanthe striata f. sieboldii (Decne. ex Regel) Ohwi in ?.
  5. Calanthe striata var. sieboldii (Decne. ex Regel) Maxim. 1873
  6. Limodorum striatum Banks 1791
  7. Limodorum striatum Sw. 1799
  8. Spathoglottis unguiculata Benth. & Hook.f. 1883

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